Top 5 Affordable & Cheap London Bars
We have found the top 5 cheap London bars, so you can enjoy yourselves without the worry of breaking the bank!
Simmons Cocktail Bar
Towards the West End, in the very heart of London, you will find Simmons Bar – perhaps the quirkiest bar in the area. We knew this had to join the list with its £2.50 brews – what a bargain!
On top of being a cheap London bar, Simmons Bar always has great deals going on too, the most famous being their happy hours from 3 pm to 8 pm – where the dancefloor awaits you.
Simmons is the perfect location for a well-spent night out with friends minus the guilt of spending so much in the morning. Closing time isn’t until 3 pm – so whether it’s during the day or night, you’ll have the time of your life.
📍 Nearest Tube Station: Tottenham Court Road
Big Chill Brick Lane
In Londons culture central in Shoreditch, you’ll find the Big Chill Brick Lane, situated within the famous Truman Brewery and not forgetting the wide variety of bars, food trucks, art and clothing stores surrounding it, really is the place to be any day of the week!
By day the Big Chill is a place to relax with burgers from their very own foodie resident Chuck Burger, and in their pre-covid days by night, they definitely knew how to bring the noise with DJs every weekend but meanwhile, they still have a range of killer cocktails, craft beers and spirits for a fraction of the price you’d normally spend in London. With plenty of cosy corners and a great atmosphere to relax in you’d find the bar often sporting a regular roster of students and student inspired nights, Big Chill bar definitely knows a thing or two about keeping their beverage costs low in London. You must head on over for a guilt-free evening of celebrating in the city with this laid-back favourite and now in King’s Cross too!
📍 Nearest Tube Station: Shoreditch High Street
Ruby Blue Bar
Of course, we cannot skip the Ruby Blue Bar.
Ruby’s is a trendy bar overlooking the amazing Leicester Square – surrounded by some of the greatest theatres and cinemas in London.
Only a minute away from Leicester SquareStation, this is a convenient location if you’re looking to save some money while being in one of the more affluent areas of London.
Their dinner deals are wonderfully affordable, where you can enjoy some pre-theatre snacks or even a full dinner from 5 pm to 8 pm, Sunday to Friday. But do not worry the night has just begun as after 10 pm, the vibes keep rolling with 3 bars, 2 rooms and 2 DJs, you can dance to your heart’s content on the dance floor while enjoying some very inexpensive drinks – ensuring that you will have fun without breaking the bank!
📍 Nearest Tube Station: Leicester Square
Our findings don’t sacrifice a great night out for affordable drinks, these cheap London bars are the best of both worlds, which takes us on to Blame Gloria. Located in Covent Garden, Blame Gloria is exhilarating, fun-pact and most importantly… pocket friendly! With drinks deals that vary throughout the week, you’ll always be able to find something within your budget, and let’s not forget the added party
if you’re looking for a great night out with affordable drinks, then look no further.
Blame Gloria is another cheap London bar, but that doesn’t mean they cut corners on providing a good time.
Located in Covent Garden, Blame Gloria is exhilarating, fun-pact and most importantly pocket friendly! With drinks deals that vary throughout the week, you’ll always be able to find something within your budget, and let’s not forget the added party style hubbub is most definitely priceless too.
So, whether you’re celebrating a milestone, craving your theatre fix or simply in need of a well-deserved boogie. Their esteemed reservation team are ready to make sure that your night out is one to remember – or not remember depending on how it goes.
📍 Nearest Tube Station: Leicester Square
Moving across the river to the South, we couldn’t miss The Clapham Grand on our cheap London bar list.
Situated in a Victorian-era listed building in the centre of Clapham, it hosts a range of events from comedy nights, to live gigs, theatre shows and even games of bingo!
The Grand is not just about the drinks but it’s definitely about partying, so if you have no intention to dance until the sunrise, this wouldn’t be your scene of choice.
You’d be happy to hear that they too have a Happy Hour until 8 pm where beer is £3 and a cocktail for roughly a fiver – a total bargain!
However, the fun doesn’t end there, enjoy the band playing live music and dancing with friends or even strangers all night long – The entry is free there is a live band playing live music and it’s only open from Thursday to Saturday and closes at 3 am, except for Fridays when The Grand closes its gates at 1 am.
Be sure not to miss out!